Period
to 9 December 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP over the 6 months to 9 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SAP SE.

SAP
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 143 157
Rank change year-on-year +40 +14 -42
Contract jobs citing SAP 125 123 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.20% 1.73% 1.40%
As % of the Vendors category 5.40% 4.51% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 74 59
City of London median daily rate £500 £510 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% -0.49% +13.89%
10th Percentile £225 £344 £269
90th Percentile £660 £700 £775
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
City of London median hourly rate £52.50 - £127.50
10th Percentile £51.25 - £75.25
90th Percentile £53.75 - £177.75
Central London median hourly rate £52.50 - £127.50

SAP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,315 2,727 2,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.79% 38.46% 38.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,771 2,052 2,074
City of London median daily rate £500 £485 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% -0.51% +8.33%
10th Percentile £259 £225 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £493 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +1.03% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 70 56
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% +10.00% -10.53%
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.50 £25.50 £30.88
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year +9.63% +3.89% -2.44%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in the City of London

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in the City of London

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in the City of London

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in the City of London

SAP
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the City of London region over the 6 months to 9 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 2 £400 -
Moorgate - 1 £600 -
SAP
Central London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SAP.

1 57 (45.60%) Finance
2 30 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (22.40%) Marketing
4 27 (21.60%) Microsoft
5 26 (20.80%) Manufacturing
5 26 (20.80%) SAP S/4HANA
5 26 (20.80%) Public Sector
6 23 (18.40%) Telecoms
7 22 (17.60%) Programme Management
8 21 (16.80%) Electronics
8 21 (16.80%) Digital Marketing
9 20 (16.00%) Project Management
10 17 (13.60%) Migration
11 16 (12.80%) Ariba
11 16 (12.80%) Oracle
11 16 (12.80%) Windows
11 16 (12.80%) ERP
12 15 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (12.00%) SAP HANA
13 12 (9.60%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (8.80%) Windows 10
15 9 (7.20%) Change Management
15 9 (7.20%) JavaScript
16 8 (6.40%) Active Directory
16 8 (6.40%) Data Migration
16 8 (6.40%) Azure
17 7 (5.60%) Office 365
17 7 (5.60%) SaaS
17 7 (5.60%) SuccessFactors

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.40%) Confluence
2 2 (1.60%) CMS
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.60%) SAP Portal
2 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.80%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.80%) Camtasia
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (20.80%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (4.00%) SAP BPC
2 5 (4.00%) SAP FI
2 5 (4.00%) SAP IBP
2 5 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (3.20%) SAP MDG
4 3 (2.40%) SAP CO
4 3 (2.40%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (2.40%) SAP SD
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (1.60%) SAP CRM
5 2 (1.60%) SAP HCM
5 2 (1.60%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.80%) Primavera
6 1 (0.80%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (0.80%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.80%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.80%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (0.80%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.40%) Azure
2 7 (5.60%) Office 365
2 7 (5.60%) SaaS
2 7 (5.60%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (4.00%) Power Platform
4 4 (3.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.40%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (2.40%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.60%) AWS
6 2 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.60%) GitHub
6 2 (1.60%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.80%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.80%) PaaS
7 1 (0.80%) Smartsheet
7 1 (0.80%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.20%) VPN
1 4 (3.20%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.40%) DHCP
2 3 (2.40%) DNS
2 3 (2.40%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.80%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.00%) SAP HANA
2 7 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (5.60%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.00%) Power BI
3 5 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.40%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.60%) Big Data
5 2 (1.60%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (1.60%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.60%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.80%) Lumira
6 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.80%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) JIRA
2 4 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.60%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.60%) Moq
3 2 (1.60%) MSTest
3 2 (1.60%) Subversion
3 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.80%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.80%) Selenium
General
1 57 (45.60%) Finance
2 28 (22.40%) Marketing
3 26 (20.80%) Manufacturing
3 26 (20.80%) Public Sector
4 23 (18.40%) Telecoms
5 21 (16.80%) Electronics
6 6 (4.80%) Publishing
7 5 (4.00%) Banking
8 3 (2.40%) Fire and Rescue
8 3 (2.40%) Legal
9 2 (1.60%) Billing
9 2 (1.60%) German Language
9 2 (1.60%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.60%) Retail
10 1 (0.80%) Bulgarian Language
10 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.80%) Law
10 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.80%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (21.60%) Consultant
2 16 (12.80%) SAP Manager
3 15 (12.00%) SAP Consultant
4 12 (9.60%) Analyst
4 12 (9.60%) Developer
4 12 (9.60%) Project Manager
5 10 (8.00%) Architect
6 7 (5.60%) SAP Project Manager
7 6 (4.80%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (4.80%) SAP Analyst
7 6 (4.80%) SCCM Consultant
7 6 (4.80%) SCCM Engineer
7 6 (4.80%) Windows Consultant
7 6 (4.80%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 5 (4.00%) SAP Architect
9 4 (3.20%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.20%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.20%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.20%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.20%) SAP Fiori
2 3 (2.40%) .NET
2 3 (2.40%) SAPUI5
3 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.60%) Fluent NHibernate
3 2 (1.60%) HTML
3 2 (1.60%) J2EE
3 2 (1.60%) NHibernate
3 2 (1.60%) Node.js
3 2 (1.60%) React
3 2 (1.60%) SAP Business Workflow
3 2 (1.60%) Spring
4 1 (0.80%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.80%) CSS
4 1 (0.80%) GraphQL
4 1 (0.80%) jQuery
4 1 (0.80%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (0.80%) Spring Boot
4 1 (0.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.00%) Public Cloud
2 4 (3.20%) Social Media
3 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.40%) User Experience
4 2 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.80%) FMCG
5 1 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.80%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.80%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.80%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.80%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.80%) Windows
2 11 (8.80%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.20%) Android
3 4 (3.20%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.20%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.80%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (17.60%) Programme Management
3 21 (16.80%) Digital Marketing
4 20 (16.00%) Project Management
5 17 (13.60%) Migration
6 16 (12.80%) ERP
7 15 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (9.60%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (7.20%) Change Management
10 8 (6.40%) Data Migration
11 7 (5.60%) Business Analysis
11 7 (5.60%) Order to Cash
11 7 (5.60%) Procure-to-Pay
11 7 (5.60%) Record to Report
11 7 (5.60%) Service Delivery
12 6 (4.80%) Analytics
12 6 (4.80%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 6 (4.80%) Master Data Management
12 6 (4.80%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.20%) JavaScript
2 7 (5.60%) SQL
3 4 (3.20%) ABAP
3 4 (3.20%) C
3 4 (3.20%) Java
4 2 (1.60%) C#
5 1 (0.80%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.20%) Degree
2 3 (2.40%) CCNA
2 3 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.40%) MCP
3 2 (1.60%) ACCA
3 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) CIMA
4 1 (0.80%) ISEB
4 1 (0.80%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.80%) PMP
4 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.20%) PMO
3 3 (2.40%) QA
4 1 (0.80%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.80%) RMADS
4 1 (0.80%) SLA
4 1 (0.80%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.80%) Docker
2 1 (0.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (4.80%) AirWatch
1 6 (4.80%) SCCM
2 5 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.80%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (21.60%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.80%) Ariba
2 16 (12.80%) Oracle
3 5 (4.00%) Google
3 5 (4.00%) hybris
3 5 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.20%) Concur
4 4 (3.20%) Liquidlogic
4 4 (3.20%) Northgate
4 4 (3.20%) Samsung
5 3 (2.40%) Adobe
5 3 (2.40%) Tealium
6 2 (1.60%) Gigya
6 2 (1.60%) Kronos
6 2 (1.60%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.60%) Sybase
6 2 (1.60%) Workday
7 1 (0.80%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.80%) OpenText
7 1 (0.80%) TIBCO